The Idea of Idolatry and the Emergence of Islam: From Polemic to Historyby G. R. Hawting
Pub. Date: 11/02/2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This study seeks to explain the emergence of Islam in seventh-century Arabia. See more details below
This study seeks to explain the emergence of Islam in seventh-century Arabia.
Table of Contents
Preface; Note on transliteration and dates; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Religion in the jãhiliyya: theories and evidence; 2. Idols and idolatry in the Koran; 3. Shirk and idolatry in monotheist polemic; 4. The tradition; 5. Names, tribes and places; 6. The daughters of God; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
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